PSLE: Dear students, Do not STRESS; Do your BEST; Forget the REST. "You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi.

Word History

  • Alabama meaning -  A state in the southwestern United States and capital being Montgomery: This name comes from two Indian words that mean "people who gather plants' or "people who clear land". The words were first used as the name of an Indian tribe that lived near the Alabama river. The tribe's name was used for the river, and the state of Alabama was later named for the river.
  • Alaska meaning  - It is the largest state of United States. It is located in the northwestern part of North America, its capital being Juneau: This name comes from an Eskimo word meaning "mainland. The Eskimo who named Alska lived on islands off of its coast.
  • Alibi meaning a claim or proof that one was somewhere else when a crime was committed: This word comes from Latin word that means "somewhere else". Persons accused of a crime would try to prove that they were in another place at the time of crime. the claim or proof that a person was somewhere else became known as an 'alibi'.